More from The Gin Kin

Shaken, not stirred: Gin in film and literature

From moments of tension over icy cocktails to quiet bars in the early hours, our favourite tipple has had a small supporting role in a number of well-known movies and novels. We’ve collected the best, so sit back, grab a glass and let’s look back at the most memorable gin cameos committed to paper and […]

Pumpkin Pie Martini

If you’re throwing a Halloween or Thanks Giving party, you’ll definitely want to add Caorunn‘s Pumpkin Pie Martini to your drinks list! Lucky for us, the award winning Scottish gin shared their secret* recipe with The Gin Kin… Ingredients: 50ml Caorunn Gin 25ml Pumpkin and Cinnamon Vanilla Syrup 20ml Lemon Juice Method: 1) To make […]

Monster Munch Vermouth

MONSTER MUNCH VERMOUTH Makes: about 350ml (12fl oz) Ingredients: 1 packet pickled onion Monster Munch; 350ml (12fl oz) Regal Rogue Daring dry vermouth; 100ml (3½fl oz) filtered water. Method: Add all the ingredients to a large vac bag and seal it to the maximum pressure without spillage. Leave at room temperature for 4 hours to infuse. […]

How to make a modern cocktail at home

Ever wondered how to make the perfect cocktail at home? The Modern Cocktail is a new recipe book written by one of London’s most reputed cocktail connoisseurs, Matt Whiley. (Matt was named as one of The Evening Standard’s top 1000 most influential Londoners, and his bar, Peg + Patriot, was voted as most creative bar […]

A Darn good deal — Fife favourite is hitting the shelves in M&S

One of The Gin Kin’s favourite makers, Darnley’s Gin, have extra reason to celebrate this weekend — as they’ve just agreed a brilliant deal with Marks & Spencer. We’ve already reviewed (and loved!) their Original Gin, but this time it’s their Spiced version that is making headlines. The Fife-based distillery’s Spiced Gin is going on sale […]


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